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News & Announcements: 2001-10

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October 30, 2001
N O T I C E   TO:   The Bar of the Eastern District of Louisiana   Effective immediately a photo ID will be required for all persons entering the courthouse. Please inform your clients and witnesses subpoenaed to appear before the court of this requirement.     October 30, 2001 Loretta G. Whyte, Clerk      
October 15, 2001
N O T I C E In compliance with the recent directive of the Judicial Conference of the United States, the following policy concerning electronic availability of case files is now in effect in this court:   Remote electronic access to documents in criminal cases will not be available.   Remote electronic access to documents in Social Security cases will not be available.   Electronic access in the Clerk's Office is not affected.   Remote electronic access of documents in civil cases other than Social Security cases has not changed. To view and/or print these images from your home or office, you must access the court's WEBPACER site at You will need a PACER account, which can be obtained by visiting the PACER Service Center website at or by calling (800) 676-6856. There is a charge of seven cents per page to view or print documents.